Londesborough

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Coordinates: 53°53′55″N 0°40′46″W / 53.898491°N 0.679446°W / 53.898491; -0.679446

Londesborough
Londesborough is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Londesborough
Londesborough
 Londesborough shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population 182 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference SE868455
Civil parish Londesborough
Unitary authority East Riding of Yorkshire
Ceremonial county East Riding of Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town YORK
Postcode district YO43
Dialling code 01430
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament East Yorkshire
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Londesborough is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 2.5 miles (4 km) north of the market town of Market Weighton.

All Saints' Church, Londesborough.

The civil parish is formed by the village of Londesborough and the hamlet of Middlethorpe. According to the 2011 UK census, Londesborough parish had a population of 182,[1] a reduction of one on the 2001 UK census figure.[2]

The Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail, a long distance footpath passes through the village.

Londesborough Hall was a country house in the village but all that now remains is the park land that surrounded the house which is called Londesborough Park.

The church dedicated to All Saints was designated in 1967 by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building.[3]

Londesborough was served by Londesborough railway station on the York to Beverley Line between 1847 and 1965.[4]

Notable people[edit]

Andy Strangeway, the first man to visit and sleep on all of Scotland's major islands, was born in Londesborough in 1965.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Londesborough CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Londesborough CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 17 May 2008. 
  3. ^ English Heritage. "Church of All Saints (1084136)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 11 August 2013 .
  4. ^ Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199. 
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 8. 

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